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Contact Co-ordinator

P01 £34,299 - £35,772 p.a. pro rata

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P01 £34,299 - £35,772 p.a. pro rata
Part time 17.5 hours per week
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3 Elwood Street, London N5 1EB
P01 £34,299 - £35,772 p.a. pro rata
29/07/2018 23:59

Contact Co-ordinator

Helping families to keep in touch and making contact right for every child.

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen in Islington Children Services to be involved in contact arrangements for children who are permanently placed away from their birth families.

You will co-ordinate the delivery of indirect (letterbox) and direct (face to face) contact for children who are adopted or subject to Special Guardianship Orders. You will also offer advice and guidance to social workers in planning for contact, and be involved in some direct work with families too

We are looking for a dynamic, empathetic and skilled individual with a good knowledge of the on-going, day to day impact of trauma and abuse on children.

Islington Children Services are committed to a trauma related approach in working with children and families. You will receive ongoing supervision and training in relation to this.

This is a permanent post of 17 ½ hours per week and you will be based at 3 Elwood St. Islington.

Closing date: Sunday 29th July at 23:59

Interview & Test date: Friday 10th August 2018

If you wish to discuss the details of the post you can contact: -

Delroy Jumpp, Contact Manager, 0207 527 4130

Angela Gazza, Practice Manager Adoption, 0207 527 4402

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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